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originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: Wide-Eyes
And the people coming against them have a "sh!Tload" of air power at there disposal and AWACS aircraft/satellites to detect these desert bound tanks.
Why do you think during both Gulf wars the Iraqis were abandoning there armour in droves?
Because the desert and road systems that cross them were a deathtrap for said armour, nothing more than sitting targets really.
originally posted by: intrptr
Not 'anything', US TOW missiles specifically, and as stated and linked, by Proxy thru sales direct to Saudi Arabia.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: allsee4eye
Yes, it has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that the most expensive version of the T-90 is slightly more than half the cost of an M1A2. Or with the fact that the T-90 will be easier to maintain and train on. This decision is only to spite the US.